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97 NGC VF Nerva Roman Empire Denarius Aequitas Scales Silver Coin (20071501C)

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  • Very Fine Roman Empire silver denarius, 3.42g, RIC 25, RSC 9, minted for Emperor Nerva 97 CE.
  • Emperor Nerva, adopted father of Emperor Trajan, ruled the Empire for only 16 months. His coinage is scarce.
  • Realistic portrait with prominent nose.
  • Certified by NGC to VF. 
  • Obverse: IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P II COS III P P, laureate head right. 
  • Reverse: AEQVITAS AVGVST, Aequitas standing left holding scales and corncopia.
  • Aequitas is the deified personification of equity or fairness. She is most often depicted holding a pair of scales to represent fair dealings and equality.